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Kirkcolm War Memorial

We gratefully dedicate these transcriptions of some of Wigtownshire's War Memorials to the county's men and women who died in the service of their country. This transcription was made available through the time and efforts of Diana Henry.



Kirkcolm War Memorial
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DEDICATED IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE GALLANT MEN OF THIS PARISH OF KIRKCOLM WHO FOUGHT AND DIED IN THE GREAT WAR. 1914 - 1918
CPL.     THOMAS GRAHAM      C.H.
CPL.     ALEX McCREADIE     A. & S.H.
LCE. CPL.     ALEX W. CRAIG     S.H.
LCE. CPL.    HUGH LIGHTBODY     C.H.
LCE. CPL.    HUGH MCGIBNEY     R.S.F.
LCE. CPL.    JOHN McMECKAN.     M.M. C.E.F.
BOM.     ALEX PATERSON     R.G.A
GNR      JOHN McINTYRE     R.G.A.
PTE.      DAVID W. KILPATRICK      G.H.
PTE.     SAMUEL A. KILPATRICK    C.A.M.C.
PTE.      ALEX GIBSON     K.O.S.B.
GNR     JOHN KYLE      R.G.A.
PTE.     HUGH ROSS      C.H.
PTE.     JAMES HAWTHORN     S.H.
PTE.      WILLIAM MORROW     A.E.F.
PTE.     HENRY STEWART     R.S.F.
PTE.     HUGH STEWART     R.S.F.
PTE.     DAVID WALLACE      A. & S.H.
PTE.     JOHN McR. SIMPSON      H.L.I
L.. STR      WILLIAM WALLACE      R.N.
D.K.H.      JOHN PALMER      R.N.R.
1939 - 1945
O.S.      WILLIAM HENDERSON      R.N.
A.C.      JOHN R. McDOWALL     R.A.F.
D.R.      MALCOLM SMITH D.C.M.     R.A.S.O.
"GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS."
The memorial is located in the Graveyard at Kirkcolm new cemetery
Our thanks to Diana Henry for this transcription


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